Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Jan 15th

Photo (Midland Bird Images).
Two Ravens seen flying south east over Hartshill Hayes CP(J Harris).
At Draycote the first winter drake Lesser Scaup still in toft, now on its 49th day. Also the drake Smew off farnborough bank, and the Great Northern Diver keeping its distance off the valve tower. In Biggin Bay a female Pintail and Oystercatcher,no sign of the Red-necked Grebe.(R Mays).
The two Firecrests were seen again along Laundry Lane Alvecote.(Birdguides).
At nearby Marsh Lane the Common(Mealy)Redpoll is still along the old road just down from the main entrance with two Lessers.(M Silverman).
Tonight in Warwick the Peregrine roosted again on St Marys Church.(S Valentine).
At Draycote this evening a Little Egret flew from direction of the valve tower and landed in Biggin Bay approx 4pm. Stayed for 10 minutes and then flew towards Toft.( F Thompson).

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